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              Educational Policy and the Mission Schools: Case Studies from the British Empire
               

              Educational Policy and the Mission Schools: Case Studies from the British Empire (Paperback)

              Edited by Holmes, Brian

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              Originally published 1967, this title reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. The structure of the book allows for comparative analysis and the volume illustrates how some of the social conse...quences of action through the schools could be foreseen. In addition light is thrown on the results of Imperial rule during the nineteenth century and on the nature of the impact of Western education in Asia and Africa.
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              ISBN 9781138866485
              Released NZ 7 Apr 2015
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Curriculum: A Comparative Perspective

              The Curriculum: A Comparative Perspective (Hardback)

              By Holmes, Brian; McLean, Martin

              • RRP: $212.00
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              Originally published in 1989. What should be taught in schools? This book explores the differing curriculum traditions in Britain, Europe, the USA, Latin America, India and the Far East and the possibilities for change. For the practising teacher and the educationalist it opens u...p the debates about `quality' in education which have been intense in many countries throughout the 1980s and focuses on how different countries are trying to change the curriculum to achieve higher standards and greater relevance.a Considering the age-old questions Who shall be educated? and What knowledge is of most worth? , four major curriculum traditions are examined in an historical context. The authors show how some European and American practices were freely incorporated into emerging systems in other parts of the world while elsewhere curricula were transferred by imperialists to their colonies and then modified. In the first part of the book the difficulties of curriculum change are explored within the contexts of countries where the curricula are rooted in indigenous models. The second part examines countries where curricula have been transferred from other parts of the world and how this affects curriculum change. In each case the politics of educational change since 1945, when compulsory education was introduced in many countries, has been analysed. The book will help students of education to understand the issues of curriculum reform and the transfer of curriculum models and places the problems in an international perspective with case studies.
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              ISBN 9781138318779
              Released NZ 5 Oct 2018
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum
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              Problems In Education Ils 232
               

              Problems In Education Ils 232 (Hardback, annotated edition)

              By Holmes, Brian

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              First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

              ISBN 9780415177696
              Released NZ 29 Jan 1998
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series International Library of Sociology
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              Comparative Education: Some Considerations of Method

              Comparative Education: Some Considerations of Method (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Holmes, Brian

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              Originally published in 1981. Presented here is a coherent theory of Comparative Education research, based on the traditions and innovations established by such pioneers as Joseph Lauwerys and Nicholas Hans. From the author's substantive studies emerges a taxonomy for education b...ased on Popper's critical dualism, and a way of analysing problems based on Dewey's reflective thinking and the social change theories of people such as Marx, Ogben and Pareto. Models of formal organisations drawn from Talcott Parsons show how systems analyses can be made in comparative perspective and how the processes of policy formulation, adoption and implementation can be studied. The use of ideal typical normative models illustrates how comparative educationists can penetrate aspects of man's socially created worlds. These techniques are exemplified in succinct models against which debates about education in Western Europe (Plato), the USA (Dewey) and the USSR (Marx, Engels and Lenin) can be analysed. Against the crude use of comparative arguments and transplantation of foreign practices, Dr Holmes suggests that problems should be analysed and the outcomes of hypothetical solutions or policies should be tested under identified national circumstances. The distinctive feature of this book is that it takes account of the debate among social scientists, rejects both induction and ethnomethodology as adequate in themselves and brings together the problem-solving approach favoured by American research workers and the hypothetico-deductive method of enquiry advocated by natural scientists such as Sir Peter Medawar and Sir John Eccles.
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              ISBN 9781138544604
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education
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              The Curriculum: A Comparative Perspective

              The Curriculum: A Comparative Perspective (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Holmes, Brian; McLean, Martin

              • RRP: $65.99
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              Originally published in 1989. What should be taught in schools? This book explores the differing curriculum traditions in Britain, Europe, the USA, Latin America, India and the Far East and the possibilities for change. For the practising teacher and the educationalist it opens u...p the debates about 'quality' in education which have been intense in many countries throughout the 1980s and focuses on how different countries are trying to change the curriculum to achieve higher standards and greater relevance. Considering the age-old questions Who shall be educated? and What knowledge is of most worth? , four major curriculum traditions are examined in an historical context. The authors show how some European and American practices were freely incorporated into emerging systems in other parts of the world while elsewhere curricula were transferred by imperialists to their colonies and then modified. In the first part of the book the difficulties of curriculum change are explored within the contexts of countries where the curricula are rooted in indigenous models. The second part examines countries where curricula have been transferred from other parts of the world and how this affects curriculum change. In each case the politics of educational change since 1945, when compulsory education was introduced in many countries, has been analysed. The book will help students of education to understand the issues of curriculum reform and the transfer of curriculum models and places the problems in an international perspective with case studies.
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              ISBN 9781138321724
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum
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              Clement Greenberg Between the Lines: Including a Debate with Clement Greenberg
               

              Clement Greenberg Between the Lines: Including a Debate with Clement Greenberg (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Duve, Thierry de; Translated by Holmes, Brian

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              Clement Greenberg (1909-94), champion of abstract expressionism and modernism has been esteemed by many as the greatest art critic of the second half of the twentieth century, and possibly the greatest art critic of all time. This title assesses Greenberg's writings, and features... the approaches to the man and his work.
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              ISBN 9780226175164
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2010
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              World Yearbook of Education 1971/2: Higher Education in a Changing World

              World Yearbook of Education 1971/2: Higher Education in a Changing World (Hardback)

              Edited by Holmes, Brian; Scanlon, David G.; Niblett, W. R.

              • RRP: $435.00
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              Published in the year 2005, the World Yearbook of Education 1971/2 is a valuable contribution to the field of Major Works.

              ISBN 9780415392921
              Released NZ 8 Dec 2005
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series World Yearbook of Education
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              Educational Policy and the Mission Schools: Case Studies from the British Empire
               

              Educational Policy and the Mission Schools: Case Studies from the British Empire (Hardback)

              Edited by Holmes, Brian

              • RRP: $553.00
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              Reveals how the missionaries, so often misguided and short-sighted, were in fact pioneers of modernization, science and freedom. This book allows for comparative analysis and illustrates how some of the social consequences of action through the schools could be foreseen. It talks... about the results of Imperial rule during the 19th century.
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              ISBN 9780415432474
              Released NZ 17 May 2007
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              World Yearbook of Education 1972/3: Universities Facing the Future

              World Yearbook of Education 1972/3: Universities Facing the Future (Hardback)

              Edited by Niblett, W. R.; Butts, R. Freeman; Holmes, Brian

              • RRP: $435.00
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              |Published in the year 2005, World Yearbook of Education 1972/3 is a valuable contrubtion to the field of Major Works.

              ISBN 9780415392938
              Released NZ 8 Dec 2005
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series World Yearbook of Education
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              World Yearbook of Education 1971/2: Higher Education in a Changing World
               

              World Yearbook of Education 1971/2: Higher Education in a Changing World (Paperback)

              Edited by Holmes, Brian; Scanlon, David G.; Niblett, W. R.

              • RRP: $98.99
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              First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

              ISBN 9780415502481
              Released NZ 26 Mar 2012
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series World Yearbook of Education
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